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Technical Intern - (Sophomore, Junior, or Senior) Job

Location(s): TX - Amarillo


Are you looking for an exciting job where you can put your skills and talents to work at a company you can feel proud to be a part of? Do you want a workplace that will challenge you and offer you opportunities to learn and grow? A position at Xcel Energy could be just what you’re looking for.



The Outside Plant (OSP) Engineer Intern position is responsible for helping the OSP Engineer in the delivery of IT solutions, strategic planning, operations, and documentation of IT solutions.  Learn real world solution delivery, operations, subject matter expertise and relationship management skills.

  • Learn relationship Management and collaboration skills, working as one team cross-organizationally to drive innovation and business results

  • Managing the lifecycle of technical solutions

  • Learn Subject Matter Expertise within the respective system domain products, platforms, processes, and architecture

  • Gain general knowledge of technology architecture, infrastructure, network, security and software principles and models

  • Work in partnership with internal and external vendors

  • Learn analytical, problem-solving, and troubleshooting skills

  • Build knowledge of future technology trends

  • Experience leadership on technical aspects of large-scale projects

  • Experience delivery methodologies (Waterfall, Agile, Scrum) and operational models (ITIL)

  • Experience and gain an understanding of core IT Service Management functions, such as Change Management and Incident Management


  • Pursuit of a degree from an ABET-accredited curriculum focusing on electronics, electrical/technical, computer science, or related degree.

  • Sophmore, Junior, or, a Senior preferred.

  • Basic computer skills and aptitude are required.

  • Applicants need strong verbal and written communication skills and the ability to manage multiple tasks.

  • Must be able to work 15-20 hours a week during the school year and 30-40 hours a week during the summer.

  • Must be able to commute to the office. Will work onsite for most of the time


Preferred Requirements

  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite
    • Administration experience of Microsoft Office 365 a bonus
  • CAD experience 





Xcel Energy is committed to the safety of its employees and customers, and promotes a Safety Always culture. Because of this, we strongly encourage all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19; however, vaccination is not mandatory. After being hired, you will asked to report your vaccination status and dates of vaccination. This information will be maintained confidentially and disclosed only on a need-to-know basis. If you are not fully vaccinated or choose not to disclose your vaccination status you will be required to follow any health-and-safety rules applicable to unvaccinated employees.


As a leading combination electricity and natural gas energy company, Xcel Energy offers a comprehensive portfolio of energy-related products and services to 3.4 million electricity and 1.9 million natural gas customers across eight Western and Midwestern states. At Xcel Energy, we strive to be the preferred and trusted provider of the energy our customers need. If you’re ready to be a part of something big, we invite you to join our team.


Posting Notes:  TX - Amarillo || TX - Amarillo || United States (US) || Technology Services || 56117:IT-Network OT Services || Part-Time || Non-Bargaining ||

The anticipated starting base pay for this position is: $18.40 per hour

This position may also be eligible for the following benefits: Pension, 401(k) plan, Paid time off (PTO), Holidays, Personal holidays


Requisition Number: 53876

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

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